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Virtual Tulsa Cyber Summit

Tulsa Cyber Summit 2021
March 15 – 16, 2021

Planning is underway for the virtual Tulsa Cyber Summit 2021. This year’s lineup consists of innovative cybersecurity keynote speakers, formative leadership sessions and informative technology tracks. Please note that this conference will take place entirely online.

Have questions? Email us at cybersummit@utulsa.edu.


Featured Speakers

Admiral Michael S. Rogers, Former Director, NSA & Operating Partner, Team8

Admiral Mike Rogers headshotMike Rogers retired from the U.S. Navy in June 2018 after 37 years of naval service rising to the rank of four-star admiral. He culminated his career with a four-year tour as Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency. Admiral Rogers is a graduate of Auburn University and also holds a Masters of Science in National Security. He is a distinguished graduate of the National War College and a graduate of highest distinction from the Naval War College. He is an MIT Seminar XXI fellow and a Harvard Senior Executive in National Security alum.

During his service in uniform, ADM Rogers held positions afloat and ashore around the globe focusing on cyber, intelligence, maritime operations and national security. His joint service was extensive including duty with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and U.S. Indo Pacific Command. Admiral Rogers commanded at the unit, Fleet and service component levels in the Navy.

He is currently supporting various companies in the private sector, speaking to business groups and working internationally in the cyber and national security arenas.

Bruce Schneier, Internationally renowned security technologist 

Bruce Schneier headshotBruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by The Economist. He is the author of over one dozen books–including his latest, We Have Root–as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter “Crypto-Gram” and his blog “Schneier on Security” are read by over 250,000 people. He has testified before Congress, is a frequent guest on television and radio, has served on several government committees, and is regularly quoted in the press. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University; a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School; a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, AccessNow, and the Tor Project; and an Advisory Board Member of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and VerifiedVoting.org. He is the Chief of Security Architecture at Inrupt, Inc.

Erin Kenneally, Director of Cyber Risk Strategy, Guidewire

Erin Kenneally HeadshotErin Kenneally is currently Director of Cyber Risk Strategy at Guidewire Software. She recently transitioned from serving as Portfolio Manager in the Cyber Security Division for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate. She directed nearly 20 projects across programs in cybersecurity research infrastructure, privacy, cyber risk economics, and technology ethics. Kenneally is CEO and Founder of Elchemy, Inc., and previously served as Technology-Law Specialist at the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) and the Center for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA) and Center for Evidence-based Security Research (CESR) at the UC San Diego. Erin is a licensed Attorney specializing in information technology law, including privacy technology, data protection, AI & autonomous systems ethics and legal risk, trusted data sharing & governance, technology policy, and emergent IT legal risks. She holds Juris Doctorate and Masters of Forensic Sciences degrees and is a graduate of Syracuse University and The George Washington University.

Derek Vadala, Co-Founder & CEO, VisibleRisk

Derek VadalaDerek Vadala is the CEO of a joint venture between Moody’s Corporation, a global credit rating agency, and Team8. Derek leads a team that is focused on creating a standard benchmark for communicating cyber risk to Boards of Directors and senior business executives in order to improve the global dialog about this important issue.

Prior to leading this venture, Mr. Vadala was the Global Head of Cyber Risk for Moody’s Investors Service, responsible for developing capabilities for evaluating cyber risk and incorporating those capabilities into credit analysis. Prior to this role, Mr. Vadala served as the Chief Information Security Officer for Moody’s Corporation from 2013-2018, where he was responsible for global information risk and security across Moody’s businesses worldwide. He has over 20 years of experience in information security and technology management and has spoken and published on topics including security risk management for large enterprises and systems administration.

*Speakers and panelists are subject to change.

Event Schedule

Monday, March 15

*Schedule is subject to change.
9 a.m.10 a.m.Keynote
Bruce Schneier
10 a.m.11 a.m.Leadership Track: Cybersecurity Culture
Heidi Shadid, Attorney at Eller & Detrich P.C.
John Lister, GPSG
Safi Mojidi, Mindpoint
Technology Track: Privacy
Andrea Little Limbago, Interos
Timothy Fawcett, Guernsey
Tyler Moore, The University of Tulsa
11 a.m.11:15 a.m.Expo Hall Break
11:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.Leadership Track: Cyber Workforce Development
Randy Roberts
Bradley Brummel, The University of Tulsa
Bonnie Stith, Sepio Systems
Technology Track: Application Security
Luke Crouch, Mozilla
John Hale, The University of Tulsa
Kris Wall, Stinnett & Associates
12:15 p.m.12:30 p.m.Expo Hall Break
12:30 p.m.1 p.m.Lunch Break
1 p.m.1:30 p.m.Featured Speaker Erin Kenneally, Director of Cyber Risk Strategy, Guidewire
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.Leadership Track: Enterprise Risk
Renee Wynn, former CIO of NASA
Vince Scott, Sentir
Gary Lorenz, USAA
Technology Track: Your Digital Footprint
Lance Watson, Avansic
Jon Clemenson, TokenEx
Crystal Lister, GSPG
2:302:45 p.m.Expo Hall Break
2:45 p.m.3:30 p.m.Panel: Gender and Diversity in the Cyber Security Workforce
Moderator: Crystal Lister
Andrea Little Limbago
Bonnie Stith
MSgt Mike Feggans
3:30 p.m.4:15 p.m.Phillips 66 Networking Reception

Tuesday, March 16

9 a.m.10 a.m.Keynote
Admiral Michael Rogers
10 a.m.11 a.m.Leadership Panel
Moderator: Jennifer Hankins
Gina Hitz
John Pyrovolakis
Sean Alexander
Technology Track: Vulnerability Management
Scott Williamson, TRUE Digital
Tripp Hardy, Reprivata
Johnny Shaieb, IBM
11:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.Leadership Track: Cyber Security Education
Don Pipkin, TTC
Tyler Moore, The University of Tulsa
Ken Dewey, Rose State
Technology Track: ioT Security
Alex Barclay, Cradlepoint
Hannah Robbins, IBM
Matt Hale
12:15 p.m.12:30 p.m.Expo Hall Break
12:30 p.m.1 p.m.Lunch Break
1 p.m.1:30 p.m.Featured Speaker
Derek Vadala, Cyber Assessments
Measuring and Communicating About Cyber
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.Leadership Track: Healthcare Information
Joe Walker, MyHealth
Nick Davis, Verinovum
MSgt Mike Feggans
Technology Track: Cybersecurity Operations
Jeremy Price, Stinnett Associates
Mauricio Papa, The University of Tulsa
Vince Scott, Sentir
2:30 p.m.2:45 p.m.Expo Hall Break
2:45 p.m.3:30 p.m.Panel: Cybersecurity Challenges for the Small and Medium Enterprise
Moderator: Johnny Shaieb
Jerald Dawkins
Heidi Shadid
Timothy Fawcett
Jeremy Price